Field Activity 13CRE02

Identifier 13CRE02
Purpose Install instrumentation at CREST-II study site and collect both water and sediment samples.
Location Crocker Reef, Florida Keys
Summary Trip cancelled due to consistently bad weather and government furlough
Info derived Long-term water carbonate chemistry data, as well as sediment and water samples.
Comments Additional Equipment Used: Batteries, Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus (SCUBA), Sediment Erosion Table (SET) Graduate student & USGS Volunteer Allison Gregg will be part of the scientific team.
Start St. Petersburg, FL 2013-07-08
End St. Petersburg, FL 2013-07-14
West -81.8673
East -80.20062791
North 25.52853587
South 23.8618692


600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators Kimberly K YatesDavid G Zawada
Crew members
Nathan A Smiley
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Nathan A Smiley
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Sampling, Environmental Data, Geochemical, Imagery, Location-Elevation
Data type: Geology, Meteorology, Temperature, Surveys (geochemical), Photo, Navigation

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Hand grab sampling Geology, Biology, Chemistry 3
HOBO Pendant Temperature/Light Data Logger 64K Light, Temperature (no data reported)
Sea-Bird Wave and Tide Logger (SBE 26plus) Temperature, Tide, Wave, Mooring (physical oceanography) (no data reported)
Ocean Carbon System (OCS) Experiments (geochemical), Surveys (geochemical) 1
Digital Camera Photo, Video (no data reported)
Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS Benchmarks, Navigation (no data reported)
Choke Ring Antenna Benchmarks, Navigation (no data reported)
GPS Navigation (no data reported)


Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
Crocker-Reef-OCSv1-07192013-to-10272014.csv Ocean Carbon System (OCS) Contains measured parameters from an autonomous ocean carbon system Kimberly K Yates

Datasets compiled from multiple sources

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
CRKR2013-2014_SEDIMENT_GrainSize Hand grab sampling Spreadsheet containing grain size information for sediment samples collected at Crocker Reef, Florida David G Zawada
CRKR2013-2014_SEDIMENT_Mineralogy Hand grab sampling Spreadsheet containing mineral information for sediment samples collected at Crocker Reef, Florida David G Zawada
CRKR2013-2014_SEDIMENT Hand grab sampling One photomicrograph image to correspond with each sediment sample David G Zawada


Samples collected during this field activity